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Jan 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
immigrants who are already a part of the this country's economy and he made the argument that helping them would help all americans. >> obama: every day, like the rest of us, they go out and they go out and trytry to earn a living. they often do that in a shadow of economy where employers may offer them less than minimum wage or make them work overtime without extra pay. when in a happens, it's not just bad for them but the entire economy. because all the business who is are trying to do the right thing thing, hire people legally following the rules, they are the ones who suffer. >> jennifer: he's right, the shadow economy hurts everyone, particularly the workers who are operating in it. 67% of domestic workers are paid below the minimum wage. less than 2% receive retirement or pension. 65% of those workers don't have health insurance and there is absolutely no recurs. 85% of undocumented immigrants who encounter problems in their working conditions didn't complain because of their shaky immigration status. they have reason to be concerned, that it would be used against them because a
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Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
strengthening the middle class, and creating a equitable domestic economy. and that message is now forming foreign policy as well. senator john kerry laid out his vision at the senate confirmation hearings yesterdays, and it relies as much on economics as diplomasy. >> we know that american foreign policy is not defined by drones and deployments alone. more than ever foreign policy is economic policy. the world is competing for resources in global markets. >> jennifer: the obama/kerry foreign policy doctrine might be it's the economy stupid, and in fact it is really a economic strategy. much of the violence was driven by individuals financial insecurity as a result of the poverty. look at the arab spring which economic grievances lead to political revolution. a fruit selling started that protest by lighting himself on fire. his protest lead to the oh eventually overthrow of a decade's long dictatorship, and since then life has improved for tunisian. here is one union worker describing the change. >> the main benefit of the revolution is the disappearance of the state of fear which
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Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
around. ♪ ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? ♪ >> jennifer: there are over 20,000 women serving in iraq and afghanistan, and in the last decade over 800 of them have been wounded, and 130 have died. so they are sacrificing just like their male counterparts, but because they can't serve on the front lines, it's harder for them to get promotions and pay raises inside the military. but now that is all going to change. leon panetta is overturning a ban on women in combat roles. the military services have until january 2016 to seek special exemptions if they believe that position should still be closed to women. but for more on this whole subject i'm joined by a new guest, she is coming to us from washington, d.c. welcome inside our "war room." >> thank you
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Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. >> obama: and each day brings further evidence that the way we harness the sun the wind and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories. >> michael: that was the only shout out the environment got during president obama's 2009 inaugural address. now with hurricane sandy, a record-breaking drought it sound like the president may be moved from reaction to action. >> obama: we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging firesser and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> michael: but will policy follow words this time? will mitigating the effects of climate change be a hallmark of president obama's second term? he did say climate change. joining me now to discuss the progressives reaction to president obama's speech is donny fowler, uea graduate. he runs his own pol
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Jan 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: all right. it's monday, and that means that cenk uygur and the young turks have three days to stir up trouble for tonight's show. what is on tonight. >> we'll bring in the counsel general for israel to talk about their elections. what does it mean for israel and perhaps iran. and then couple of other conversations that are interesting. the person running in jesse jackson's district a republican who happens to be african american, and we'll talk to him about the gun violence in chicago as well as other topics. and someone who is an undocumented immigrant but is a lawyer here or wants to be a lawyer here, and has passed the bar here in california. how immigration will affect h
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Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
released today found that the dnc pumped $163 million into the region's economy. not bad for a few days of having your city overrun by rabid democrats. just one more reason to invite us democrats to your town every four years, or even every day. and president obama hon in order the reigning nba champion the miami heat today. the president did once dream of becoming a pro-basketball player before deciding that he should leave it up to taller more talented players, and pursue a career in public service. for their part the miami heat's players were pretty excited to get a glimpse inside the house. lee brawn james tweeted this. i think they both made the right choices. up next our good friend donnie fowler will tell us what jeb bush and marco rubio aren't getting along. and then the great brett ehrlich. >> coming up how is fox news getting over the loss but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help reli
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